ARAI, Yoshimune II -- "A Fishing Boat" (#2)

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Artist ARAI, Yoshimune II
Title "A Fishing Boat"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; PRE-War printing)
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 10 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving. Darker pigments.
Condition Fair to Good++. (Very faint mat-lines left/right edges; two scuffs center/top; two small holes left/center image edge.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1245.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.)
Item # DG-465
Price $250 (Sold/HP)